VP - Production & Operations
A Mathematics Graduate from Bombay University, I began my career as a Generalist with Z-Axis, 28 years ago,
Over the years I have worked for Ad films, Channel Logos, TV series, Live Action films, & 3D Features Films.
I have directed Ad films, Short films and worked as a VFX Supervisor for many Hindi and South Indian movies.
As a Creative Director for Crest Animation Studio, I have worked on many international DVDs and 3D TV series.
As a Production Manager at DreamWorks India, I was associated with multiple 3D Animated movies.
A Keen sense for Management and a proven record of delivering Quality Feature work on Schedule and Budget.
PHONE: +91 96111 28171
email: [email protected]
LinkedIn Profile: www.linkedin.com/in/cvirendra
Hobbies: Outdoor Sports, Photography, Travel, Reading.
VP, Production & Operations - EightyEight PICTURES
B.Sc. Mathematics from the University of Mumbai, 1987 - 1991
EightyEight Pictures – Vice President, Production & Operations
March 2019 – Present: Oversee Operations, Manage Production and Studio Development.
Mr. X – Head of Production & Studio Head
Feb 2018 – Jan 2019: Oversee Studio Operations & Manage – VFX shows for Mr. X Bangalore, Technicolor India Division. Helped to set-up the Studio which grew from 20 artists to 175+ in a span of 13 months.
TIPS VFX - Head of Production
June 2017 – Jan 2018: TIPS VFX is dedicated to creating high-end VFX for all of Technicolor Group VFX companies including The MILL, Mr. X and Mikros Image
Mikros Animation, India – Head of Production.
Feb 2017 – May 2017: Manage Production & Oversee Studio Operations.
DreamWorks Dedicated Unit – Production Manager
Oct 2008 – Jan 2017: Was associated with the majority of the Feature shows like Boss Baby, Trolls, Kung Fu Panda 3, Madagascar3, Home, Penguins of Madagascar.
Played a key role in the development of the Studio and its Artist friendly culture.
Maya Entertainment Ltd - EVP Creative
Oct 2007 - July 2008: Lead and groom 250+ CG artists on high-quality projects including US/UK TV series, DVD and Bollywood mixed action film-Maintain quality and timely deliveries in a specific budget. Provided creative and technical inputs to the projects-Responsibility for recruitment, appraisals and career mapping of artists in services vertical
Crest Animation Studio - Creative Director
March 1994 – Oct 2007: Part of the core team that helped build a company culture of consistent quality and reliable delivery. Helped fuel growth of Crest from a domestic VFX giant to a leader in international CG TV. -Oversaw a string of successful projects for Nickelodeon, Lionsgate, and others.
Z-Axis – 3D Generalist
1991 - 1993: Job involved on hands training while assisting in pre-production, video Shoot, modeling, texturing, animation, rendering, composting, editing and post.